HUD job to pit Carson ideology against long-standing housing policy

Published December 5, 2016

An article in The Washington Post about Donald Trump’s selection Monday of retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson to head the Department of Housing and Urban Development quotes Robert Silverman, professor of urban and regional planning, who predicted that Carson will reduce the level of scrutiny lenders face about how loans are distributed to minority groups. “Less regulation will allow them to originate loans they might consider higher-risk,” he said. The article also appeared in the Philadelphia Inquirer.

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